The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 11 Jan 1892

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p.1 An Exciting Scene - a sheep jumped overboard from str. Pierrepont on Saturday off Folger's dock - details.

Incidents of the Day - The steamer Pierrepont broke her way to the islands today through a great quantity of ice.

Jan. 12, 1892

p.1 A Fine Craft - William Gardner, naval architect, designed an 18 foot cruiser for Clayton factory - a cut of the new boat appeared in last issue of "Rudder"; 18 foot water line, 28 feet 6 inches overall.

Jan. 13, 1892

p.1 Truly A Benefactor - A. Gunn ordering iron knees from locomotive works for his barges, to put 100 men to work repairing his barges.

p.4 Broke His Neck - Hamilton, Jan. 13th - Last evening about ten o'clock, while working on the propeller St. Magnus, A.M. Robertson, the well-known shipbuilder, fell through the open trap door into the hold of the propeller and broke his neck. Deceased was owner of the St. Magnus and was well-known in marine circles.

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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 11 Jan 1892